Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Nutrino said today that they’re launching an update for the iPro2 myLog app, the FoodPrint Report, designed to give diabetes patients an understanding of the link between meals and blood glucose fluctuations.
Powered by Nutrino’s artificial intelligence platform for assessing personal nutrition, FoodPrint patients photograph each meal or snack during a six-day evaluation of continuous glucose monitoring. Data from the app is synchronized with CGM data to generate a pair of reports detailing glucose level patterns and scoring each meal or snack based on blood glucose reaction, Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic said.
“By making it easier to communicate relevant, personal insights about food’s impact on diabetes, Medtronic arms physicians and diabetes educators with a powerful coaching tool that will help drive positive behavior change,” non-intensive diabetes therapies VP Sheri Dodd said in prepared remarks. “Our partnership with Nutrino to infuse more detail about diet’s impact on glucose furthers our goal to make glucose a vital sign in the treatment of diabetes.”
Medtronic also said it’s expanding its two-year deal with Nutrino to embed food data and FoodPrint insights across all of its diabetes businesses.
“We are proud to partner with Medtronic to deliver insights through the FoodPrint report, which can help people across the diabetes spectrum to better understand their responses to particular foods,” added Nutrio CEO Yael Glassman. “We’re confident that the addition of FoodPrint into the iPro2 professional CGM evaluation will have a positive impact for individuals living with Type II diabetes.”